Xanterra Parks & Resorts of Denver, which runs concessions in Yellowstone and Glacier national parks, has purchased an adventure tourism company in Billings.
Dan Austin hosts a welcome dinner for 14 Namibians last September at Zoo Montana.
Eastern Montanans have been named to state boards. They are:
CPI Corp. district training manager Sandy Crandall of Billings started shooting and processing family portraits when she was 21.
For 14 tourism officials from the African nation of Namibia, the key word for the next 10 days will be "sharing."
Fourteen Namibian officials, almost 400 bicycles, a Billings-based nonprofit and a local adventure tourism company.
Southeast Montana Tourism has announced the new officers of the Southeast Montana board of directors who were elected during the tourism region’s April board meeting in Wibaux. John Laney of Miles City, Custer County, is the immediate past chairperson. Laura Lee Ullrich of Broadus, Powder Ri…
Billings-based tour operator Austin-Lehman Adventures, which offers adventure tours on five continents, has formed a partnership with Wilderness Safaris, a conservation and ecotourism company in southern Africa.
Local people appointed to state boards and councils include:
Marketplace 3301 in downtown Billings was considered too big to fill when it opened last summer.
Now that travel restrictions to Cuba have been relaxed, Billings attorney Bill Cole wants to take his wife, Anne, to the island next year.
The estimated 600 workers who have arrived in Billings to help clean up oil from the ExxonMobil spill into the Yellowstone River are snapping up hotel rooms, irrigation boots, waders, clothing, life vests, GPS tracking devices, mosquito repellent, snake gaiters, burgers and beer.
Plans for a three-story car shredder near a West End Billings neighborhood were scrapped Tuesday by Yellowstone County commissioners.
Residents of Billings’ West End living along Neibauer Road know some industry will be their next-door neighbor again, as Elk River Concrete was until 2006.
It is time for Billings and Yellowstone County to come of age. We have a great community and yet continue to shoot ourselves in the foot and live up to the "bad press" we receive as Montana's industrial city.
The local chapter of Bicycles for Humanity and an organization called Wheels of Change are planning a "pack-out party" on May 7-8 to load a second shipment of bicycles bound for Africa.
The federal Essential Air Service contract awarded to Great Lakes Aviation two years ago to serve seven Eastern Montana cities expires April 30 and the Cheyenne, Wyo., company now has a rival bidder.
The Billings Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau, managing organization for the Custer Country Montana Tourism Region, announced the appointments of regional liaisons (a "Leadership Committee" and future board of directors) and the hiring of new staff.
In July, bicycles from Billings cruised the roads of sub-Saharan Africa.
Dan Austin, who launched the Billings chapter of Bicycles for Humanity, helps a worker at a Namibian bicycle repair shop learn to ride a bike. Used bikes collected in Billings this spring arrived in Ngoma, Namibia, in July. The bikes will be given away to 30 community health care outreach wo…